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    Hi, I'm an A2 student and I've wanted to work in this creative field practically my whole life and so I have made the choice to study BA Games Design at university.

    However I was just wandering out of curiosity if you have a degree in game art design, would you be able to move to the animation industry and get a career there, as the skill set is quite similar (e.g. pixar)?
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    (Original post by spicyrice)
    Hi, I'm an A2 student and I've wanted to work in this creative field practically my whole life and so I have made the choice to study BA Games Design at university.

    However I was just wandering out of curiosity if you have a degree in game art design, would you be able to move to the animation industry and get a career there, as the skill set is quite similar (e.g. pixar)?
    Hi Spicyrice,

    It would depend highly on the skills you learn in your course. Also if you are more interested in the art side or the technical design side of it. This is judging whether your skills are transferable, for example if you learn to create the game environment which is modelling, modelling is a needed skill in the animation industry. Likewise this is for concept art as well, if you designed the concept for the game these are transferable skills, where you can move onto designing concepts for animation.

    Hope this helps!
    Jay
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    Hi Spicyrice,

    It would depend highly on the skills you learn in your course. Also if you are more interested in the art side or the technical design side of it. This is judging whether your skills are transferable, for example if you learn to create the game environment which is modelling, modelling is a needed skill in the animation industry. Likewise this is for concept art as well, if you designed the concept for the game these are transferable skills, where you can move onto designing concepts for animation.

    Hope this helps!
    Jay
    thank you (:
 
 
 
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